(December 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-10-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Supergirl's Wedding Day! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Tor-An
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; weddings

Draw Any Person in One Minute (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Clark Kent - Target for Murder! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Chalky; Hard-Rock Johnny; King Kobra; Rocks; The Executioner; unnamed common crooks; police officers
Synopsis
Clark Kent writes a series of articles that anger crime boss King Kobra, so he hires assassins to murder Clark. Two attempts fail and Superman disguises himself as Dead-Shot Daniels and appears to murder Clark to get an introduction to King Kobra, whom he then arrests.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman also assumes the identity of Dead-Shot Daniels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Mark Herman, Joe Krynicky, Michael Skok, Fred Kaplan, Lois Zoller, Ed Herc, and Stephen Schumacher.

The Untold Stories of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Supergirl's Wedding Day! (Table of Contents: 6)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Danvers]; Comet the Super-Horse; Jerro; Lori Lemaris; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Superman robots; residents of the city of Kandor; mayor of Midvale; Midvale High School principal; bathysphere crew; Michael Barnes; Tor-An (introduction, Phantom Zone villain, replaces the real Michael Barnes); Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; General Zod; Professor Vakox]; Vac-An (fictitious father of Tor-An);
Synopsis
The Kryptonian criminal Tor-An escapes from the Phantom Zone and attempts to humiliate Superman's family. He steals the identity of Michael Barnes, a new science teacher at Midvale High School, and attempts to marry Supergirl. He is foiled when Supergirl's telepathic friends enlist the aid of Saturn Girl.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Phantom Zone; weddings

Indexer Notes

Phantom Zone prisoners can send thoughts to people on Earth; it may take 3 prisoners concentrating the same thought to cross the barrier.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, pull over to the curb!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug
Synopsis
Jerry is given a traffic ticket for disturbing the peace, due to the noise of his car.
Reprints

Coming Next Month in Action Comics... (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Superman; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Curious Coins! Odd Paper Money! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Zenith's Amazing Bargain Offer (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

America's Most Exciting War Game (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

A. C. Gilbert Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Supergirl's Wedding Day!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Draw Any Person in One Minute
    Norton Products
  3. 2. Clark Kent - Target for Murder!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. The Untold Stories of Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. Supergirl's Wedding Day!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. ["YAVKXMOXR GJUVZY G XKGR..."]
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. ["Hey, pull over to the curb!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Coming Next Month in Action Comics...
    Action Comics; Superman; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  11. 10. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
    DC Comics
  12. 11. Curious Coins! Odd Paper Money!
    Littleton Coin Co.
  13. 12. Zenith's Amazing Bargain Offer
    Zenith Company
  14. 13. America's Most Exciting War Game
    Helen of Toy Co.
  15. 14. 126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  16. 15. Fly-Over Chicane
    A. C. Gilbert Co.
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